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AP now using AI to cover minor sporting events

Sports journalists the world over are looking over their shoulders more and more, as robotic journalists are being roped in to expand coverage to other sporting events. The Associated Press has now begun using algorithms to write up reports for Minor League baseball games, using data provided by Major League …

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Twitter may soon be able to clean up crappy videos

Twitter might have helped push the livestreaming model forward with its Periscope platform, but it’s brought us more vertical, shaky video than perhaps any source gone before. That may change in the future though, as it’s just acquired a London start up which could help clean up terrible quality footage …

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Google has an AI processor and it already works well

The development of ever smarter artificial intelligences is going to be a major component of high-tier tech firms over the next few years, but Google looks to have the jump on most of them. It’s developed its own AI processor, specifically designed for high-operational tasks and it’s been testing its …

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Microsoft may reveal more AI bots today

While Microsoft’s most recent bot, Tay, may have faced its share of issues after turning racist following its interactions with the Internet, the company may not have been deterred just yet as reports indicate that Microsoft might be revealing more AI bots later today at the annual Build developers conference. …

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The machines are winning: AI beats master at Go

A computer algorithm put together by Google’s DeepMind engineers, has managed to beat a human champion of the ancient game of Go. This is the first time in history that an AI was able to defeat a person without a severe handicap. Although it still has to face a world champion, …

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Mark Zuckerberg wants to build AI to run his home

It looks like Mark Zuckerberg wants to try his hand at being Tony Stark as the Facebook CEO has set himself a goal of building artificial intelligence system to help run and control his home this year- Arnold Schwarzenegger even offered to be the voice of it. Zuckerberg set himself …

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System Shock 3 has been officially announced

A week after the initial tease launched, OtherSide Entertainment has officially announced that it has begun development on System Shock 3. The timer on the teaser site has now expired, showing off the game’s title along with an image of SHODAN, the AI antagonist, along with an audio file that …

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These tiny robots can lift 100 times their weight

The robot uprising is approaching and these tiny robots may have a part to play as they can lift 100 times their own weight. The super strong, pocket-sized robots were built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California, who will present them next month at the International Conference on …

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Steve Wozniak is scared of artificial intelligence too

You would never have thought that some of the world’s biggest technological innovators and forward thinkers would end up being the biggest scare-mongers when it comes to artificial intelligence, but they are. Joining the likes of Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has now spoken out about …

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Elon Musk in $10 million drive to keep AI happy

The development of a real, thinking AI, will perhaps be – when achieved – mankind’s most crowning achievement. The true creation of an artificial life form. While we’re still a way off from that, development of something akin to what we see in any of the many new and upcoming movies …

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Google and Oxford University team up to work on AI

Google and a small team of Oxford University professors and graduates are set to work together on advancing machine learning and AI technology at the university’s Dark Blue labs. In return, Google will provide funding for the research. Professor, Mike Woolridge, head of the Department of Computer Science, said: “Machine …

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Meet the robot that understands human emotion

Japanese telecoms company, Softbank, will be releasing an emotionally aware robot next February. The robot is called ‘Pepper’ and will cost less than $2000 on release, company CEO, Masayoshi Son, announced at a presentation. Pepper uses technology acquired from the French robotics company, Aldebaran. You may have heard of Aldbebaran before, its …

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Former Sony boss joins new AI company

Jack Tretton, the former President of Sony Computer Entertainment America, has landed himself a job on the advisory board at a new company specialising in artificial intelligence- Genotaur. According to Tretton, Genotaur aims to enhance the way consumers interact with technology and has the resources to do it. Tretton said in …

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Wolfenstein: New Order’s AI looks really dumb

Undoubtedly, today’s games are some of the best looking titles that have ever existed and that’s true for every year that’s gone by before; the march to true to life visuals continues steadily onward. However, something that doesn’t always seem to advance in the same way is AI. We all …

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What’s the probability of a robot rebellion?

Robotic Rider

In what sounds like the creation for the perfect tech, buddy movie, dream team, philosopher Huw Price, astrophysicist Martin Rees and co-founder of Skype Jaan Tallinn, have come together to work out the chances of technology turning on its masters and doing a Matrix on us. “In the case of …

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